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    • Young women members of the Sunshine Club in Virginia, Minnesota

    • 1918
    • The Sunshine Club of Virginia was a young women's service and social club. The club's Americanized name suggests the second generation's disposition to claim their American identity: first generation organization names would have likely been...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Women and children on an outing, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1919?
    • A group of women and children arranged in and around an automobile. This photograph is notable for the fact that there is a woman in the driver's seat.
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Interview with Rabbi Kassel Abelson, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1993-06-24
    • In this interview, Rabbi Kassel Abelson speaks of his life, times, and views regarding Judaism. Abelson spent over forty years as senior Rabbi at Beth El synagogue in North Minneapolis and later Saint Louis Park, Minnesota, serving as a leader in...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Interview with Roz Baker (1923 - ), Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1999-06-24
    • In this interview, Roz Baker (1923 - ) gives an account of her life as a Jewish native of Minneapolis. She relates her family background which includes an immigration story to the United States from Russia through Cypress in 1915. She describes her...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Interview with Lawrence Cohen, Judges and Lawyers Oral History Project, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 2008-11-24
    • In this interview, Judge Lawrence Cohen, mayor of St. Paul during the 1970s, gives an account of his life as a Jewish Minnesotan, politician and legal practitioner. Cohen recounts that he was born in St. Paul and has always lived in the western...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Talmud Torah Women's Auxiliary Presidents, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1937
    • Group photograph of the Minneapolis Talmud Torah Women's Auxilliary Presidents. While most of the faculty involved in actual teaching at the early Hebrew schools was done by men, women were important to the ongoing success of religious education. ...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Talmud Torah of Minneapolis, Ladies Auxiliary, Minnesota

    • 1955
    • Founded in 1911, the Ladies Auxiliary raised money for a variety Talmud Torah related functions by sponsoring dances and food and rummage sales. An early outcome of providing women with a role in Jewish education was a fortification of both Jewish...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Sylvia Borken at the family store in North Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1950
    • Sylvia Borken stands at the produce counter of Knox Market, which was located at Knox and Plymouth Avenues in Minneapolis. Many small Jewish family-owned and run grocery stored served the North Side neighborhood. Small business ownership was an...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Swimmers at Sophie Worth Camp, White Bear Lake, Minnesota

    • 1939
    • Swimmers playing in the water at Sophie Wirth Camp in White Bear Lake. Camp Sophie Wirth operated from 1911-1943. It was founded and run by the St. Paul chapter of the National Council of Jewish Women. It offered low cost recreational and rest...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Staff at the Emanuel Cohen Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1948
    • A group of unidentified women standing in front of a bus. The Emanuel Cohen Center provided recreation space and social services to the North Minneapolis Jewish community. The Center was named for Emanuel Cohen, an attorney and the Center's...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • St. Paul chapter of B'nai Brith Women, Donor Luncheon, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1955
    • Women seated at a long table set with tablecloths, floral centerpieces and candles. B'nai Brith Women was the women's division of B'nai Brith, the oldest Jewish service organization in existence. The St. Paul B. B. W. O. chapter held its annual...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Sophie Wirth Camp, White Bear Beach, White Bear, Minnesota

    • 1937
    • A brochure for Sophie Wirth Camp. Sophie Wirth Camp was founded in 1912 and sponsored by the St. Paul Section of the National Council of Jewish Women. Costs were kept down with N. C. J. W. subsidies, allowing low income children and their mothers...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Shabbat dinner table setting, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1949-03-21
    • Mt. Zion Women's Sisterhood members looking at a Shabbat dinner table setting. The women in the picture were publicizing the concept of the "Jewish Home Beautiful", which emphasized decorating the home, specifically the table settling, for each...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Ruth Melamond, Dr. Owen Wangensteen, and Luella Maslon, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1952
    • Ruth Melamond, Dr. Owen Wangensteen, and Luella Maslon at a Mt. Sinai Women's Auxiliary function. Dr. Owen Wangensteen of University Hospitals was a supporter of Mt Sinai. He originally proposed that the hospital be built on University of...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Rachel Bella Calof, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1949
    • Photograph of Rachel Calog sitting in a chair. Rachel Bella Calof is the author of "My Story", an autobiographical account to her marriage to Abraham Calof and their efforts to homestead and raise a family on the plains of North Dakota at the turn...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Purim party put on by Beher Cholem Women's Aid Society, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1932
    • Purim is a time for acting out and speaking up. The women of Kenesseth Israel's auxiliary did just that, appropriating men's garb, including a tallis (prayer shawl) and a cigarette to declare a minute of breaking away from accepted roles and...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Portrait of Ida B. Cook, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1933
    • Portrait photograph of Ida Cook sitting in a chair. The Cook family, headed by Rabbi Isaac Cook and his wife Ida, arrived in Duluth in the 1880s from Lithuania. They organized minyans and their home served as a welcoming center for new immigrants...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Focus Point (Minneapolis, Minnesota), 1997-04-23

    • 1997-04-23
    • Volume 3, Number 47, Issue 151. Focus Point was published and edited by Craig Lindahl-Urben. It included articles of interest to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) communities of Minnesota, especially the Twin Cities of Minneapolis...
    • Quatrefoil Library
    • Focus Point (Minneapolis, Minnesota), 1995-10-18

    • 1995-10-18
    • Volume 2, Number 22, Issue 74. Focus Point was published and edited by Craig Lindahl-Urben. It included articles of interest to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) communities of Minnesota, especially the Twin Cities of Minneapolis...
    • Quatrefoil Library
    • Focus Point (Minneapolis, Minnesota), 1995-01-11

    • 1995-01-11
    • Volume 1, Issue 34. Focus Point was published and edited by Craig Lindahl-Urben. It included articles of interest to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) communities of Minnesota, especially the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St....
    • Quatrefoil Library
    • Fifth Annual Report; 1920 Women's Co-operative Alliance Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1920-12-31
    • Annual report featuring a statement by the president, highlights from the departments and committees (Education and Publicity Department, Research and Investigation Department, the Big Sister Department, Law Enforcement Committee, Education and...
    • Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library
    • Focus Point (Minneapolis, Minnesota), 1997-07-16

    • 1997-07-16
    • Volume 4, Number 8, Issue 163. Focus Point was published and edited by Craig Lindahl-Urben. It included articles of interest to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) communities of Minnesota, especially the Twin Cities of Minneapolis...
    • Quatrefoil Library
    • Directory of Charitable and Benevolent Organizations, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1913
    • A comprehensive directory of the charitable, civic, educational and religious resources of St. Paul. Commissioned and published by the Amherst H. Wilder charity in 1913, the directory was distributed free of cost to individuals and agenices...
    • Amherst H. Wilder Foundation
    • Focus Point (Minneapolis, Minnesota), 1994-12-08

    • 1994-12-08
    • Volume 1, Number 29. Focus Point was published and edited by Craig Lindahl-Urben. It included articles of interest to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) communities of Minnesota, especially the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St....
    • Quatrefoil Library
    • Fourth Annual Report of Women's Co-operative Alliance of Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1919-12-31
    • Annual report featuring a statement by the president, highlights from the departments and committees (Education and Publicity Department, Law Enforcement Committee, Research and Investigation Committee, and the Big Sister Department), general...
    • Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library
    • Second Annual Report of Women's Co-operative Alliance of Minneapolis

    • 1917-12-01
    • Annual report featuring highlights of the year, a list of members and committees, financial reports, statistical data on cases reported, and the organization's constitution and by-laws. Also includes the annual report of the Big Sister Movement.
    • Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library
    • Fifth Annual Report Big Sister Department of Women's Co-operative Alliance, Inc. 1920

    • 1920-12-31
    • Annual report including a statistical and financial summary of the Big Sister Department of the Women's Co-operative Alliance, Inc., 1920. "The Big Sister Department gives friendly advice and supervision in housing, recreation, and employment to...
    • Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library
    • Focus Point (Minneapolis, Minnesota), 1995-03-08

    • 1995-03-08
    • Volume 1, Issue 42. Focus Point was published and edited by Craig Lindahl-Urben. It included articles of interest to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) communities of Minnesota, especially the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St....
    • Quatrefoil Library
    • Focus Point (Minneapolis, Minnesota), 1997-07-22

    • 1997-07-22
    • Volume 4, Number 9, Issue 164. Focus Point was published and edited by Craig Lindahl-Urben. It included articles of interest to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) communities of Minnesota, especially the Twin Cities of Minneapolis...
    • Quatrefoil Library
    • Focus Point (Minneapolis, Minnesota), 1995-07-26

    • 1995-07-26
    • Volume 2, Number 10, Issue 62. Focus Point was published and edited by Craig Lindahl-Urben. It included articles of interest to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) communities of Minnesota, especially the Twin Cities of Minneapolis...
    • Quatrefoil Library

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